Dell PowerEdge Servers Get New Mellanox I/O Enhancement with ConnectX-4

Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx Dual Port 25 Gb/s Ethernet Mezzanine Card  
Adapters, Ethernet

Meet the Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx Dual Port 25 Gb/s Ethernet KR Mezzanine Card

With the exponential increase in usage of data and the creation of new applications, the demand for the highest throughput, lowest latency, virtualization and sophisticated data acceleration engines continues to rise. The new Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx EN with 10Gb/s and 25Gb/s Ethernet connectivity for Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers enables data centers to leverage the world’s leading interconnect adapter for increasing their operational efficiency, improving their servers’ utilization, maximizing applications productivity, all while reducing total cost of ownership (TCO).

The ConnectX-4 Lx EN rNDC Network Controller addresses virtualized infrastructure challenges, delivering best-in-class and highest performance to various demanding markets and applications. Providing true hardware-based I/O isolation with unmatched scalability and efficiency, achieving the most cost-effective and flexible solution for Web 2.0, Cloud, data analytics, database, and storage platforms.


  • Highest performing adapter for applications requiring high bandwidth, low latency and high message rate
  • Industry leading throughput and latency for demanding Web 2.0, Cloud and Big Data applications
  • Cutting-edge performance in virtualized overlay networks
  • Efficient I/O consolidation, lowering data center costs and complexity
  • Virtualization acceleration
  • Power efficiency

In this digital economy, organizations are looking to technology as a competitive differentiator in driving higher engagement with customers, enabling new business models and staying ahead of the competition. CIOs are at the core of the transformation agenda, balancing between operational efficiency and forward-thinking projects. In both instances, servers are the bedrock of the modern software-defined data center and the key to building a flexible, efficient and cloud-enabled infrastructure. Dell EMC PowerEdge servers deliver a worry-free infrastructure that is secure and scalable, with no compromises.

Dell EMC PowerEdge servers provide a scalable business architecture, intelligent automation and integrated security for traditional workloads and applications through virtualization to cloud-native workloads. PowerEdge servers incorporate the embedded efficiencies of OpenManage systems management that enable IT pros to focus more time on strategic business objectives and spend less time on routine IT tasks. With open standards-based, x86 platforms, the PowerEdge portfolio of rack, tower and modular server infrastructure can help you quickly scale from the data center to the cloud. When teamed with Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx EN you now have a solution which offers the most cost-effective Ethernet adapter solution for 10 and 25Gb/s Ethernet speeds, enabling seamless networking, clustering, or storage. The Mellanox adapter reduces application runtime, and offers the flexibility and scalability to make infrastructure run as efficiently and productively as possible.

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About John Biebelhausen

John Biebelhausen is Director, OEM Marketing at Mellanox Technologies, Inc. Before joining Mellanox, John had an extensive career as a Marketing Executive in a range of technology companies including IBM, Lenovo, Dell and Sharp Labs. John was a founder in multiple start-up companies pioneering Direct Relationship Marketing and SaaS applications. John holds a MS of Science in Finance from Colorado State University and a BBA in Economics and Finance from Kent State University.

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